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Death toll from southern Africa cyclone, floods exceeds 700

03 March, 2019 11:19 pm 11:19 pm

BEIRA, Mozambique (Reuters) – Mozambique reported scores more deaths on Saturday from a cyclone and floods around southern Africa that have killed at least 732 people and left thousands in desperate need of help, many on rooftops and trees. Cyclone Idai lashed the Mozambican port city of Beira with winds of up to 170 km … Read More

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Flood, Emergency Balochistan LAsbela flash flooding

Flood emergency declares in Balochistan’s Lasbela

02 February, 2019 10:14 am 10:14 am

QUETTA (92 News) – In Balochistan, flood emergency has been declared and Army called-in in district Lasbela after flash flooding caused by torrential rains in the area. According to Deputy Commissioner of Lasbela, rescue operation is in progress to evacuate some 200 families trapped in a village in the district. He said the torrential rains … Read More

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Rain complicates grim task of finding remains of California wildfire

11 November, 2018 8:51 am 8:51 am

CALIFORNIA (Reuters) – Steady rain in northern California doused the state’s most deadly wildfire but it turned ash from thousands of destroyed homes into slurry, complicating work to find bodies reduced to bone fragments. The so-called Camp Fire virtually obliterated the city of Paradise, located 175 miles (280 km) northeast of San Francisco, on Nov. … Read More

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Flood alert issued as India releases water into Pakistani rivers

09 September, 2018 5:15 pm 5:15 pm

LAHORE (92 News) – India released water into Pakistani rivers as danger of flooding has been increased in the adjoining areas of the villages located at the banks rivers. As per details, several villages in Pakistan were flooded after India released water in River Ravi, River Sutlej, and River Chenab. The water surface of River … Read More

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Rain-gorged river still poses flood threat in Hurricane Florence’s af...

09 September, 2018 9:27 am 9:27 am

RALEIGH (Reuters) – Rain-swollen rivers in North and South Carolina kept rising and were forecast to remain at flood level for days, the National Weather Service said more than a week after the landfall of Hurricane Florence, already blamed for at least 40 deaths. As many as 8,000 people in and around Georgetown, South Carolina, … Read More

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North Carolina devastated as floodwaters rise from deadly storm Florence

09 September, 2018 9:14 am 9:14 am

WILSON, N.C. (Reuters) – Deadly storm Florence drenched North Carolina with more downpours , cutting off the coastal city of Wilmington, damaging tens of thousands of homes and threatening worse flooding as rivers fill to the bursting point. The death toll rose to at least 16. Florence, a onetime hurricane that weakened to a tropical … Read More

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East China floods cause over $1 billion in damage this month

08 August, 2018 9:48 am 9:48 am

SHANGHAI (Reuters) – Heavy flooding caused by a typhoon and tropical storm in the eastern Chinese province of Shandong killed 14 people and caused 10 billion yuan ($1.45 billion) in direct economic losses this month, the China Daily said on Monday. China’s vegetable producing capital of Shouguang was among the worst hit, the paper said, … Read More

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Pakistan ready to provide any assistance to Kerala flood victims: PM

08 August, 2018 8:30 pm 8:30 pm

ISLAMABAD (92 News) – Prime Minister Imran Khan has expressed grief over the devastation caused by floods in Indian state Kerala. In a Twitter message on Thursday, he said: “On behalf of the people of Pakistan, we send our prayers and best wishes to those who have been devastated by the floods in Kerala, India.” … Read More

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